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“Evenin' all”

Greater Manchester Police Museum
Ranked #9 of 182 things to do in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Come and explore our 1879 Police Station! Inside we have Uniform, Crime and Transport displays as well as the station itself in which you can see the original Charge Office, Cells and an 1895 Magistrates Courtroom from Denton. Our volunteers, many of whom are retired officers will be on hand to chat to and answer any of your questions about life on the beat. The museum is open to the public on Tuesdays, but tours by appointment can be made on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays. Free entry!
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Evenin' all”
Reviewed February 1, 2013

Fascinating collection with very helpful & informative staff. Well worth visit even if location not as well signed as it might be.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Hidden away on Newton Street”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

A fascinating museum housing old police cars from the 60s onwards, a replica CID office from the 50s with memorabilia and information on famous and infamous local criminals. There is also a victorian lock-up to explore, a replica court plus exhibits of uniforms of overseas police forces. There is also a little gift shop . Open to the public on Tuesdays and available for private functions.

Visited February 2012
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palo alto, u.s.a.
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Worth Getting Arrested For!”
Reviewed January 18, 2013

Really very unusual, if not unique, Extremely friendly and informative ex-police guides can answer any conceivable question and provide you with information you'd never think to ask. Weapons rooms, jail block, magistrate's court , uniform room, motorcycle and horse displays plus lots more make this a fascinating tour. Highly recommended!
No need to post bail, it's free!

Visited January 2013
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Greater Manchester Police Museum”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

We found the museum very interesting and the staff were very polite, friendly, professional and knowledgable. First Class attraction.

Visited January 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Hello, hello, hello”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

It's ok for a couple of hour if you like that sort of thing. They have old police cells, a court room, police uniforms through the ages. Quite interesting. My favourite section was on the Strangeways riot.

Visited January 2013
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